The Center on Ecotourism and Sustainable Development (CESD) is hosting an international conference entitled “2008 Traveler’s Philanthropy Conference’ Philanthropy Work for Development, Business, and Conservation” from 3-5 December 2008 in
The conference is aimed at bringing together practitioners from socially responsible tourism businesses, experts in the field of sustainable tourism and philanthropy, community based organisations and global and regional NGOs doing development work, the United Nations and other development agencies, philanthropic foundations, government, and the media.
The conference will also provide a venue for collective learning and exchange among the group of global participants. It will facilitate discussion of the tools and capacity needed for effectively running and evaluating community projects. A goal is to move Travelers’ Philanthropy from a mere set of ideals to applied best practices.
Theme: Making Travelers’ Philanthropy Work for Development, Business, and Conservation
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